Seven Questions with the creator of Lore Podcast, Aaron Mahnke!

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At the heart of every horror story is a little sliver of truth. No matter how small, the effectiveness of successful horror is almost always directly correlated to our ability to accept what we’re seeing or hearing as identifiable. Folklore has a timeless and powerful influence in the things that we fear, and the beliefs […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: (T)ERROR


The power that documentaries hold is such a strong one, that when done right, they can be very effective in a eye-opening kind of way. There is such a level of storytelling that cannot be compared to watching real life unfold in front of your eyes, it’s mind-blowing at times. Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe’s completely […]

Stakes Are High And Ambiguous In Brand New UNION FURNACE Clip

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We were sent a brand new clip from Nicholas Bushman’s survivalist thriller UNION FURNACE today, and it looks like a pretty interesting ride. Personally, I’m a big fan of films that pit groups of people against each other, in efforts to survive themselves (what can I say, I’d a sadist). Take that ingredient and add […]



The afterlife has long been pondered and has been the subject of many a film. Idyllic and pristine is how it is usually played up, as most focus on a version of Heaven. The horror realm likes to flip the script and peer upon the underworld. Devils and demons a plenty torment mankind on screen […]

A.J. Bowen Just Needs A Hug in Blake Reigle’s HUGS WITH HANK


Sometimes the best part of waking up in the morning, is checking my e-mail. While it’s flooded with press releases, spam from a European prince needing me to wire money to him, or a million other things, there are times when it helps start my day on the right foot. Waking up this morning, I […]



What’s up, fright fanatics?! It’s time for another entry into our FICTIONAL FRIGHTS short story series. This time, writer/horror aficionado Danni Winn brings you horror lovers a story called “Counting Backwards,” which is a really refreshing and original tale that I for one, was incredibly impressed with, which could be a bad thing, because now […]



For many people, when it comes to a film adaption of the real-life horror story of the “Lonely Hearts killers”, it doesn’t get much better than the 1969 film THE HONEYMOON KILLERS. The combination of  Shirley Stoler and Tony Lo Bianco was just such a great one, that it hasn’t seemed like a modern update […]

IFC Midnight Ready To Bring Some INNER DEMONS Home This August!


It’s no secret that we loved Seth Grossman’s found footage/POV film INNER DEMONS (review). It was a refreshing and completely original take on both the found footage subgenre and the demonic possession type of film as well. Dealing with a young woman who is addicted to drugs being approached by her family in an “Intervention” […]